Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza earlier this month said 2016 would yield the busiest construction season seen in decades and people could again expect to see "cranes in the sky and workers on the job."
There may be more hope than certainty …
Kent and Diane Fannon, a married couple who first met at the University of Rhode Island and have business careers that changed direction, have established an endowed “career” fund at URI’s College of Business Administration.
Unions often get a bad name, and justifiably so. Think featherbedding, sweetened pension deals passed on to succeeding generations, not to mention workplace rules that bind an enterprise's hands at a time when flexibility can be the difference …
Two old friends met at a local social gathering and one was struck with how sad and depressed the other was.
"You look like your world is about to end," said Jack.
With a sad face, Joe replied, "You don't know the half of it. Three …